Robby Workman rw at
Wed Aug 25 17:05:23 CEST 2010

On Wed, 25 Aug 2010 09:31:26 +0300
Liviu Andronic <landronimirc at> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 6:47 PM, Robby Workman <rw at>
> wrote:
> > I won't speak for Xfce, but for me, problem number one is early:
> >
> >  Run
> >  "You need to install gnome-common from the GNOME CVS"
> >
> > I understand that this won't be required at runtime, so from a
> > *user* point of view, it's irrelevant.  However, I'd prefer not
> > to require gnome-common for non-gnome software.
> >
> I was once grilled on the list for asking a similar question regarding
> gnome-common. Apparently it's no big deal, and some core Xfce
> components need it without requiring cumbersome Gnome deps.

Indeed.  As I said in a later post, gnome-common is too easy to
install to bother with trying to ferret it out.


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